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An oil tank that was damaged in the flooding in Colorado in September 2013 (credit: CBS)

State Continues To Check Into Oil & Gas Flooding Problems

After a 16th significant oil spill was discovered this week in the wake of Colorado’s historic flooding, state regulators are warning people to stay away from areas where spills have taken place.

10/03/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

15th Oil Spill Due To Flooding Found Near Greeley

DENVER (AP) – Another oil spill due to flooding has been found in northern Colorado, bringing the total amount of oil released in and near the South Platte River to about 43,000 gallons, state regulators […]

10/02/2013

Rancher Martin Trostel talks with CBS4's Jodi Brooks. (credit: CBS)

Ranchers, Farmers Eye Flooded Waterways With Concern

As inspectors with the state of Colorado and the Environmental Protection Agency begin looking into oil spills that have resulted from the state’s historic flooding, some farmers and ranchers are viewing the state’s waterways that flows near their land with concern.

09/20/2013

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Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In Colorado

Oil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.

09/16/2013

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Probe Of Spill Near Parachute Focuses On Valve Box

Oil company workers looking for the source of a liquid hydrocarbon found near Parachute Creek are focusing on a valve box for a pipeline carrying natural gas liquids away from a natural gas plant.

03/27/2013

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Colorado Sees Surge In Oil Production

The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission says the state produced nearly 48 million barrels of oil in 2012, an amount not seen in decades.

03/11/2013

A green goo, or flow-back fluid had been leaking from an oil well in Weld County. (credit: CBS)

84,000 Gallons Of Flowback Sprayed From Colorado Well

State officials say PDC Energy estimates 84,000 gallons of fracking flowback water sprayed out from one of its oil wells after a mechanical problem this week.

02/15/2013

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Environmentalists & Drilling Companies Upset Over New Distance Rule

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.

02/11/2013

Flaming Gorge Reservoir (credit: flaminggorge.com)

Colorado Water Board Backs Study Of Wyoming Pipeline

Colorado water officials have agreed to spend $72,000 to explore a proposal to divert water from Wyoming to the Front Range.

09/14/2011